Work experience
Oct. 2017 -
BioStrata Marketing, Histon (Cambridge)
Science Writer I produce different types of copy on science and technology.
April 2017 -
   July 2017
Cambridge Farmers' Outlet, Cambridge
Online sales I assisted in running an online business and a physical shop which involved sourcing suppliers, creating product listings on different platforms, customer service and instructing staff. I also assisted my boss with other tasks as they came up.
Nov. 2016 -
   Jan. 2017
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Post-Doctoral research assistant under supervision of Prof. Dobson working on Parkinson’s Disease, mainly using high resolution microscopy and micro capillaries to study macromolecular protein assemblies.
Oct. 2012 -
   Sept. 2016

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
PhD student under supervision of Prof. Dobson working on molecular origins of Parkinson’s Disease using various techniques, mainly: recombinant protein expression and purification, high resolution microscopy, bulk aggregation assays and circular dichroism.
April 2012 -
   June 2012
Department of Immunology, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm
Research assistant in immunology working on Fibromyalgia performing mostly flow cytometry analyses on patient blood cells.
Sept. 2011 -
   March 2012
Department of Cell Biology, Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm
Research assistant in cell biology studying the role of a chromatin remodelling complex in alternative splicing using cell culture, ChIP, Western blot, siRNA, PCR.
Leenart & Heemskerk, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Customer contact employee Summer job in customer service handling in-bound and out-bound calls for a cable- and internet provider and a medical billing service.
2003 - 2004
Italia Boulevard, Almelo, the Netherlands
Waitress Evening/weekend job at this ice cream parlour selling ice cream, hot beverages and serving the terrace. I was also responsible for cleaning the kitchen and terrace.
Hong Hua, Almelo, the Netherlands
Phone operator Evening/weekend job taking take-out orders and processing them at this Chinese restaurant.

Teaching and volunteering experience
2017 - present
Project Access
Support Since March 2017 I am involved in Project Access where I've signed up as a mentor to guide (prospective) students with their university applications to top-ranking universities. I am also involved by supporting the running of the local organisation.
2014 - 2015
Cambridge University Nanotechnology Society
Committee member I had several responsibilities including designing and maintaining the website, photographing some of our events and updating social media.
2013 - 2014
Cambridge University Astronomical Society
Webmaster I maintained our website, designed several promotional materials, scanned and organised some of the society's archive, photographed our events, updated social media and edited/designed our printed newsletter.
2011 - 2012
Stockholm Student Union
English tutor I helped students with academic writing and general conversation skills.
Febr. 2010
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, AMC, Amsterdam
Teaching assistant teaching early embryology to undergraduate students. This was combined with a didactic research project to asses the course material and to study whether student characteristics correlated with results. I achieved this by using a questionnaire and interviews.